Appellations of Galicia

Monterrei DO

Monterrei DO is the warmest of Galicia’s wine appellations. Fertile, clayey soils produce interesting wines from Doña Blanca, Treixadura, Verdello, Caíño Blanco and Godello. Of the small proportion of red grapes, the most common is Arauxa (the local name for Tempranillo), Mencía and Bastardo.

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Rías Baixas DO

Famed for seriously good mineral driven wines from Albariño, Rías Baixas benefits from a cool and damp maritime climate and is becoming very popular.

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Ribera Sacra DO

Ribera Sacra is an exciting area for the production of Mencia.

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